Communication and Knowledge Management Specialist

  • FHI 360
  • Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • 12/02/2024
Full time Marketing


TITLE:                               Communication and Knowledge Management Specialist

REPORT TO:                   MEL Director, FHI 360 in Bangladesh

Location                          Dhaka, Bangladesh

FHI 360 is a non-profit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Communication and Knowledge Management Specialist for the Tuberculosis project based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. This position is dependent on receipt of funding.


Under the supervision of the MEL Director, the Communication and Knowledge Management Specialist will work closely with the different technical, MEL team and partners to assists in the creation of organizational and communication materials, events and other deliverables pertaining to project communications. Focus on developing and delivering clear, concise, and coordinated project-related messaging across multiple communication channel and on fostering opportunities for dialogue between project, partners, media, government, and the public. Work across all communications platforms, including email, website, social media, and related strategic communication platforms.

Key Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with MEL team and other project staff, draft Communication and Knowledge Management Plan for the project
  • Research, write, and edit a broad range of communications that promote the project activities.
  • Provide publicity and promotional support for special events and outreach activities.
  • Develop and implements communications and public relations strategies to promote and publicize a variety of program outreach.
  • Prepare a variety of promotional and informational materials including articles, bulletins, websites, pamphlets, and other related media materials.
  • Support the development of select materials from a set of data to final production.
  • Assist MEL Director in meeting specific deliverables, including communication planning, implementation, and monitoring.
  • Work closely with project staff to keep abreast of FHI 360’s communication guideline, including coordinate with regional communication staff and design lab to ensure effectiveness, efficiency and accuracy of communications and information.
  • Liaise with partners and stakeholders on communication materials approval process, including the utilization of donor’s identification and representation, project information and materials.     
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the MEL Director.  

Minimum Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in arts, journalism, communications and public relations or the relevant subject area(s).
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience of writing, editing, and publications experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to execute strategic communication into actions in compliance with the project workplan.
  • Demonstrated ability and knowledge of communication methods and theories, including produce communication materials and media relations.
  • Familiarity with health issues and health barriers within the Bangladesh context.
  • Ability to navigate culturally sensitive terrain and maintain constructive and collaborative communication approach to a diverse group of stakeholders and audiences.
  • Relevant computer software skills (including, at a minimum, the standard applications in MS Office), knowledge of other communications tools is a plus.
  • Fluency in English and Bengali language is required.
  • Position open to Bangladeshi nationals or individuals who have the legal authority to work in Bangladesh. 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work and are subject to modification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.  

This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

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